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Join us in celebrating CHHA's 35th Anniversary at "Hear by the Sea"!
2017 CHHA Conference

The Conference will be held at the Mary Winspear Centre in scenic Sidney, British Columbia (just outside Victoria, BC) from May 25-27, 2017. Programming includes Opening Keynote by Dr. Marshall Chasin, "Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities" Panel Discussion Breakfast (pre-registration required), Educational and Exciting Workshops, Plenary Sessions by Dr. Douglas Beck and Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller & Dr. Paul Mick, Exhibit Fair Luncheon, Closing Banquet Dinner, Post-Banquet Performance by Gael Hannan and More!
2017 CHHA National Conference
"Hear by the Sea"
http://marywinspear.ca/
May 25-27, 2017
Mary Winspear Centre | Sidney, BC
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Thursday, May 25
Young Adult Retreat & Opening reception in the evening

Friday, May 26
Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities Panel Discussion Breakfast (pre-registration required), Opening Keynote Session by Dr. Marshall Chasin (Hearing Loss: Getting the Music Back), Exhibitor Fair Luncheon, Plenary Session by Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller and Dr. Paul Mick (News for CHHA members about the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging) and exciting workshops by Jo Ann Bentley ("Being prepared for an emergency saves lives: learn about technology available for fire safety in your home"), Dean Olson and Michael Currie ("Succeeding in the workplace"), Tim Archer and Mike Shaw ("Recent developments in Assistive Listening"), Anne Griffin and Myrtle Barrett ("CHHA and Audiologists: Can we increase effectiveness by working together?").
Dr. Marshall Chasin
"Hearing Loss: Getting the Music back"
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller & Dr. Paul Mick
“News for CHHA members about the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging”
Plenary Speakers
Saturday, May 27
Plenary Session by Dr. Douglas Beck (Issues in Tinnitus for Consumers), Exciting Workshops by Karen MacLennan and Richard McKinley ("Hearing Access:A review of hearing loops, FM/IR systems technology") and Jo(anne) DeLuzio and Elissa Robb ("Beyond the sound booth: exploring frontiers in audiology"),Town Hall, Annual General Meeting (AGM) , Closing Banquet Dinner and Post-Banquet Performance at the Charlie White Theatre of "I'm Hearing as Hard as I can!" A show about living with hearing loss by Humourist/Actor Gael Hannan and Musical guests.
Dr. Douglas Beck
"Issues in Tinnitus for Consumers: 2017"
Plenary Speaker
ENTERTAINMENT
Saturday, May 27
Charlie White Theatre
Special post-banquet performance of "I'm Hearing as Hard as I Can!", A Show About Living with Hearing Loss by Humourist/Actor Gael Hannan with musical guests.
REGISTRATION
Early Bird Registration Rates
* Early Bird Ends February 28! *
CHHA Members: $280
Non-CHHA Members: $325
1-Day Rate (Friday Only): $150
Couples Rate (10% Discount): $475
Student Rate: $135
 
Full Registration Includes:
* Delegate Bag & Name Badge
* Program Booklet & Exhibitor Passport
* Access to Workshops and all Scheduled Meals
* Opening reception on Thursday - May 25, 2017
* Access to "Spotlight on Invisible Disabilities" Panel Discussion Breakfast on Friday - May 26, 2017 (Pre-registration is required)
* Access to Exhibitor Fair Luncheon on Friday - May 26, 2017
* Opening Keynote with Dr. Marshall Chasin on Friday- May 26, 2017
* Plenary Session with Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller and Dr. Paul Mick on Friday - May 26, 2017
* Plenary Session with Dr. Douglas Beck on Saturday- May 27, 2017
* Closing Banquet Dinner on Saturday - May 27, 2017
* Post-Banquet Dinner performance by Gael Hannan on Saturday- May 27, 2017
ONLINE REGISTRATION
PAPER REGISTRATION FORM
ACCOMMODATIONS
Sidney Travelodge

Rates starting at $129/night- check CHHA conference webpage for rates and availability.
Sidney Pier

Rates starting at $199/night- check CHHA conference webpage for rates and availability.
RATES & AVAILABILITY
Park your RV at the
Mary Winspear Centre!
$21/day (with or without power)
Spots must be reserved in advance by contacting Chantal Coleman (ccoleman@chha.ca)
* Spots are limited and are first come,
first serve! *
ABOUT SIDNEY
Things to do in Sidney
Hello BC

Its idyllic setting on the Salish Sea, sheltered waters, myriad islands and varied landscape all contribute to Sidney's role as hub for outdoor adventure.

Diving, fishing, ocean kayaking, whale watching and eco-tours bring pleasures of the sea. The Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, Butchart Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, golf, hiking, biking, shopping in "Booktown," and visiting Saanich Peninsula wineries keep landlubbers busy, busy, busy.
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WORKSHOP LINEUP
Friday, May 26 – A.M.
Jo-Ann Bentley
" Be Prepared and Sleep Easier with Fire Safety Technology: Learn about the latest technology available for fire safety in your home"
Workshop Presenter
Dean Olson and Michael Currie
“Succeeding in the Workplace”
Workshop Presenters
Friday, May 26 – P.M.
Tim Archer & Mike Shaw
“Recent Developments in Assistive Listening”
Workshop Presenters
Anne Griffin & Myrtle Barrett
"CHHA and Audiologists: Can we increase effectiveness by working together?"
Workshop Presenters
Saturday, May 27 – A.M.
Karen MacLennan & Richard McKinley
“Hearing Access: A review of hearing loops, FM/IR systems technology”
Workshop Presenters
Jo(anne) DeLuzio and Elissa Robb
“Beyond the sound booth:
exploring frontiers in audiology”
Workshop Presenters
EXHIBITORS
Thank you to our 2017 Exhibitors!


























Interested in being an exhibitor? Space is limited! Book your booth today. Exhibitor Booths range between $250-$500.

Contact Chantal Coleman,
ccoleman@chha.ca, Events and Communications Coordinator at CHHA National if you are interested in being an Exhibitor.
EXHIBITORS PACKAGE
www.chha.ca/conference
SPONSORS
Hearing Hero
Champion
Friend
Looping Sponsor
Sponsorship is still available! Sponsorship Packages range between $500-$5,000.
Contact Chantal Coleman, (
ccoleman@chha.ca), Events and Communications Coordinator at CHHA National if you are interested in Sponsorship.
SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE
For more information on the conference visit www.chha.ca/conference
If you have any questions please email conference@chha.ca or Chantal Coleman, Events & Communications Coordinator- ccoleman@chha.ca
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